Event Organiser: ICE

Vernon Harcourt Lecture, London


  • Lecture
  • Watch online
  • London
  • 22 October 2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Vernon Harcourt Lecture 2018.

About this event

Join this free-to-attend evening event, part of the Global Engineering Congress.

The lecture will focus on innovation in the product tanker industry and what this means for harbour and portside operations.

Throughout the presentation, speaker Steen Sander Jacobsen, Head of Technology and Innovation at Maersk Tankers will discuss how innovation in the product tanker industry fits with meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The presentation will be followed by Q&A session. Delegates will also have opportunity to network and continue the discussions over drinks in the ICE Café Bar.

About GEC

The Global Engineering Congress is bringing together the worldwide engineering community to look at how we can trigger real change and deliver the outcomes specified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme offers 5 full days of multi-streamed content. 2,000-plus engineers will take part in a practical programme designed to produce answers that can improve the lives of millions around the world. Don’t miss your chance to take part.


18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:30 Welcome from the Chair
18:35 Main lecture
19:10 Questions and answers session
19:25 Summation from the Chair
19:30 Networking and drinks in the ICE Café Bar
20:00 Finish


Steen Sander Jacobsen

Head of Technology and Innovation, Maersk Tankers

Steen Sander Jacobsen is Head of Technology and Innovation, Maersk Tankers – one of the world’s largest product tanker firms. In addition to his professional experiences in leading innovation, he also has a strong interest in sustainability and the UN’s SDGs.

Maersk Tankers have already started to improve the sustainability of their activities and therefore have valuable insights to share.

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Anna Plodowski

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